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Two More NJ Tribes Have Recognition Reaffirmed

Ramapough Chief Dwayne Perry “The Powhatan Renape Nation and the Ramapough Lenape Nation were officially recognized as Native American tribes by New Jersey beginning in 1980, according to two settlement agreements signed by the tribes and New Jersey Attorney General…

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White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots

In his article in the Atlantic, Adam Serwer ties Madison Grant’s 1916 book  The Passing of the Great Race to current political and ideological struggles as well as to its long acknowledged source for Hitler with its doctrine of race…

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Alumni speak on the Black Justice League’s fight against the University’s racist legacies

Princeton alumni, who were members of the Black Justice League (BJL), who demonstrated and sat-in in 2015 for changes at Princeton University, recall the events and what has changed and not changed in the intervening years.  Click here to read…

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It’s Time for Educators to Talk About Dr. Seuss

What was your favorite Dr. Seuss book?  Mine was The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.  March 2, the birthday of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was adopted in 1998 by the National Education Association as “Read across America”…

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What Catholic Church records tell us about America’s earliest black history

“For most Americans, black history begins in 1619, when a Dutch ship brought some “20 and odd Negroes” as slaves to the English colony of Jamestown, in Virginia. Many are not aware that black history in the United States goes…

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